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Welcome to Fircrest Veterinary Hospital
Your Veterinarian in University Place,WA
Call us at (253) 564-5661

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If you live in University Place or the surrounding area and need a trusted veterinarian to care for your pets – look no further. Our doctors are licensed WA veterinarians. Your pets’ health and well being are very important to us, and we take every possible measure to give your animals the care they deserve.

Fircrest Veterinary Hospital is a full-service animal hospital that welcomes pets in need of routine medical, surgical, and dental care. Our doctors have years of experience treating serious conditions and offering regular pet wellness care. Beyond first-rate pet care, we make our clinic comfortable, kid-friendly, and calm, so your pet can relax in the waiting room and look forward to meeting our WA veterinarians.

We are happy to offer a number of resources that enable you to learn about how to take better care of your pets. Please feel free to browse our site, particularly the informational blog posts. The best veterinary care for animals is ongoing nutrition and problem prevention, so becoming knowledgeable about preventative pet care is essential to the ongoing success of your animal’s health. If you have any questions, call (253)564-5661 or contact us and we'll promptly get back to you. Our University Place veterinarians office is very easy to get to - just check out the map below! We also welcome you to subscribe to our newsletter, which is created especially for University Place pet owners.

At Fircrest Veterinary Hospital, we treat your pets like the valued family members they are.

Dr. Chrisopher Eugenio, Dr. Asta Tobiassen, Dr. Benjamin Quarrles
University Place Veterinarian | Fircrest Veterinary Hospital |253-564-5661

6920 27th St W
University Place, WA 98466

Meet Our Skilled Team

Learn Who We Are

  • Asta Tobiassen, DVM

    Doctor of Veterinary Medicine 

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  • Chris Eugenio, DVM

    Doctor of Veterinary Medicine 

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  • Angela Hager

    Office Manager

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  • Cody Hager

    Veterinary Assistant 

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  • Heather Schlegel

    Veterinary Assistant

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  • Marleesa Jasan-Mendez

    Veterinary Assistant 

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  • Sean Tipton

    Veterinary Assistant 

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Location

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Office Hours

Our Regular Schedule

We close 12:30 pm - 2 pm for lunch every weekday.

Monday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Thursday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Friday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed

Testimonials

Read What Our Clients Say

  • "Incredibly kind and thoughtful. My poor pup is still battling some things, and they treate her with such concern and care. Best vet I have been to in Tacoma area. Dr. Tobison is amazing!"
    Christina Layn Smyre
  • "We had an amazing experience and can not rave enough about how amazing Dr.Eugenio and his staff are. They are extremely caring and compassionate. We will not be going anywhere else. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!!"
    Sammie Syth
  • "The most amazing and caring staff I have ever known. Also, Dr. E is AMAZING!! You will not regret bringing your beloved fur babies here!!"
    Cindy Hagness

Featured Articles

Read about interesting topics

  • Blue Tongued Skinks

    Blue tongued skinks are quite and gentle, and quite easily tamed and handled. It is reported that even wild blue tongued skinks will sometimes allow themselves to be picked up without a struggle. Popular as pets, blue tongued skinks or "skinks" are moderately sized lizards native to Australia. They live ...

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  • Box Turtles

    North American box turtles are mainly terrestrial turtles, although they do spend some time in shallow water (Asian box turtles tend to be a bit more aquatic). Compared to aquatic turtles such as red eared sliders, they are more challenging and complex pets, and are not the best choice for beginning ...

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  • Bearded Dragons

    Bearded dragons are generally docile, and their aggressive displays are rarely seen in captivity. It is reported that even wild bearded dragons will sometimes allow themselves to be picked up without a struggle. Popular as pets, bearded dragons or "beardies" are moderately sized lizards native to Australia. ...

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  • Tortoises

    Tortoises can make an interesting pet, although they can present a challenge, due to their size and dietary habits. Their diets vary based on species, but all need quite a variety of foods, with careful attention paid to the amount of roughage as well as calcium/phosphorus balance. Some species have ...

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  • Green Anoles

    Species: Anolis carolinensis. Sometimes also called American chameleons, although they are not true chameleons. They can do a color change from green to brown, especially when stressed. Quite readily available in the pet trade. Life span averages around 4 years, although they can live ...

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  • Leopard Geckos

    The scientific name for leopard gekos is Eublepharis Macularius. They may live 20 or more years and grow to be approximately 8-10 inches long. Their common coloring is yellow and white with black spots (hatchlings start out striped, and gradually change to the spotted appearance). There are several color ...

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  • Red Eared Sliders

    Red eared sliders are semi aquatic turtles that are very commonly kept as pets. Unfortunately, lack of understanding what they require means that many red eared sliders have died from improper care. While they are not overly demanding as pets, many unsuspecting owners have been told that it was fine ...

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